In Memory of Steve Jobs (1955-2011)
†5 October 2011
Lost faith, went to law school, then to Japan, became a Buddhist, blah, blah, blah. Read more?
Why the Love of Books?
Only in books has mankind known perfect truth, love and beauty.
George Bernard Shaw
A little library, growing larger every year, is an honourable part of a man's history. It is a man's duty to have books. A library is not a luxury, but one of the necessaries of life.
Henry Ward Beecher
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The Adventures of Tintin
The Black Island
Tony Blair - A Journey.
Bret Easton Ellis - American Psycho.
Vintage Books, NY (1991)
Ernest Hemingway - Hemingway Short Stories.
The Folio Society, London (1986)
Monthly Archives: July 2012
I really enjoy browsing for book cover illustrations; there is something special when illustrations can create a bond between it and the viewer, stirring up emotional attachment; some entirely mesmerizing; some unique, while others outright thought-provoking. Although I am aware of the … Continue reading
The final three lines are inscribed on a cross at Observation Hill, Antarctica, to commemorate explorer Robert Falcon Scott and his party, who died on their return trek from the South Pole in 1912: